This epilepsy course comprises a comprehensive overview of all clinical aspects of human epilepsy underpinned by an understanding of the basic mechanisms, clinical pharmacology and investigative technologies.
The course consists of four compulsory modules for a diploma and one additional research module for a MSc degree: Fundamental Science; Diagnosis of Epilepsy; Treatment & Management of Epilepsy; Special Topics, Psychosocial & Legal Issues, and a Research Project (MSc only).
Dr Gonzalo Alarcon
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Denmark Hill Campus.
Most graduates progress in their chosen field such as neuroscience, mental health nurses, epilepsy specialist nurses, paediatricians, psychologists, psychiatrists, EEG technologists, occupational therapists, GPs; and about 10 per cent go on to do a PhD.
Year of entry 2013